Re: [ADSM-L] Inactive/deleted file backup not expiring

2012-11-12 05:56:02
Subject: Re: [ADSM-L] Inactive/deleted file backup not expiring
From: Chavdar Cholev <chavdar.cholev AT GMAIL DOT COM>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:49:44 +0200
can you post backup copy group settings and small list of file which
are not expiring

On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 1:16 AM, Nick Laflamme <nick AT laflamme DOT us> wrote:
> This is probably a silly question, but are you sure expiration is running for 
> the node in question? With Version 6, expiration can now be granular, and its 
> results are reported in a granular manner. You can run expiration on just 
> this node, if only to see if anything weird happens as a consequence.
> Just a thought,
> Nick
> On Nov 9, 2012, at 3:11 PM, Zoltan Forray <zforray AT VCU DOT EDU> wrote:
>> I recently had someone point out that when they were looking through files
>> backed up for their node (billing time!), they found a backup that is
>> INACTIVE and has been since 02/23/2012.  The file is an ordinary TAR file -
>> 3.2GB in size.
>> The reason this is an issue is the Management Class for that node/PD is set
>> for *180-days* for RETO?
>> So, why would an expired/deleted backup not roll-off?
>> Yes, EXPIRE INVENTORY runs automatic/daily (checked the logs for the past
>> 2-months to confirm).
>> Server is Linux  (I have looked at the 6.2.4 updates and didn't see
>> anything that should effect/address this).
>> --
>> *Zoltan Forray*
>> TSM Software & Hardware Administrator
>> Virginia Commonwealth University
>> UCC/Office of Technology Services
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